Deranged Dentist Names, Ctd

by Chris Bodenner

A reader writes:

I've got one just as good as Dr. Bonebreak. The oral surgeon who pulled my wisdom teeth is named Dr. Fear. He works with a Dr. Hitchcock. I'm really not kidding.

Another writes:

We had to convince our nine-year-old that Dr. Ken Hurt–wouldn't. (BTW he is an excellent orthodontist and I highly recommend him.)


Our family dentist is Dr. Fang


Can You Grin And Bear It?

David Berry gets to the root of our dentist phobia: Most people’s fears have less to do with the cultural history of dentistry, though, than their own personal history. Sometimes that just means they’ve seen Marathon Man [see clip above], but usually it has to do with a bad experience in their past. Occasionally that means … Continue reading Can You Grin And Bear It?